Butterfly Bush - Nanho Blue
Height: 3-5 feet
Spread: 3-5 feet
Hardiness Zone: 5b
A compact garden plant with showy blue flowers in late summer when little else blooms, and attracts butterflies; may treat as a perennial and cut it back to the ground each spring as it regrows vigorously and blooms on new wood. Perfect choice for mixed borders and beds. Deer tolerant.
Nanho Blue Butterfly Bush features showy panicles of fragrant blue flowers at the ends of the branches from mid summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has grayish green foliage throughout the season. The fuzzy narrow leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.